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Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Talent

Since the publication of his first novel in 1967, Thomas Pynchon has established himself as a artificer of postmodernist literature – and arguably the most important American writer since Melville. Lauded by readers, critics, and his literary peers alike, he has only produced eight novels in the past 50 years…

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Art Of Cutting Corners: Keith Olbermann Advises Alma Mater

Born in 1959, Keith Olbermann is best known for being one of cable TV’s foremost commentators who attained a large left-wing viewership because of his clever news reportage and penetrating analyses of current affairs. However, what many people may not know is that Olbermann started in sports journalism, where he spent the first 20 years of his career…

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Beloved Children’s Author E.B. White Creates “Web” Of Memories At Cornell University

E.B. White will always be indebted to his niece. White joined the New Yorker Magazine in 1927 – two years after its founding – and for the next six decades he wrote essays and articles that established him as one of America’s most influential and urbane writers. But it wasn’t until White received encouragement from his young niece…

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